Police ID suspect in Harlem St. killing of two sisters

By 
Reporter Staff
Feb. 6, 2012

Jean Weevens JanvierJean Weevens JanvierThe Boston Police Homicide Unit has issued an appeal for the public’s help in locating their chief suspect wanted in connection with the double homicide of two sisters, Stephanie and Judith Emile, who were found shot to death in their Harlem Street apartment on Nov. 14.

Investigators say that 30 year-old Jean Weevens Janvier of Dorchester "has been identified as the person responsible for the homicides" of the sisters— who were 21 and 23 years old when killed.

According to Boston Police, "This investigation has included numerous interviews, along with the recovery of forensic evidence, which ultimately led to the issuance of an arrest warrant for Janvier."

The Boston Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (617) 343-4470.

Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can either call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of all individuals who wish to remain anonymous.

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